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QuarkXPress 6 For Dummies 1st Edition

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While aimed at beginners, Dummies also highlights new features in Quark v.6for up-graders seeking to brush up their skills. Clear prose, step-by-step instructions, tips and warnings make this a useful guide; sidebars and brief notes on "technical stuff" provide additional information without overwhelming novices. Content ranges from a basic introduction to the interface up through creating web projects and indexes. Covering both the Windows and Mac versions, this is a good purchase for all public libraries and those seeking to replace older guides (see Computer Media, LJ 9/11/02). (Library Journal, November 1, 2003)

From the Back Cover

Gain control and design more easily with cool new features

Discover synchronized text, full resolution previews, PostScript® 3 support, and more

If you have designs on creating great pages, read these pages first! Design pros walk you through every quirk of Quark, from panes and palettes to prepress and production. Soon you’ll be spicing things up with special effects, converting print files to HTML, combining print and Web layouts, and producing publications packed with punch.

The Dummies Way

  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humor and fun
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 456 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (August 22, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 076452593X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764525933
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 1 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,349,394 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I work as a copy editor at a newspaper, so I needed a book which would help me get started real quick! I played around a bit with Quark years ago, but I really needed it fleshed out for my understanding. This book explains all the basic tools in Quark, and gives some good technical tips. I just wished it could have also given some advice on decent layout design. I keep this one at my desk!
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I have been using 'Quark' for quite a long time but this book told me things I never even dreamed of. Forget all others - this is it. You too can become a magician
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QuarkExpress has a fairly steep learning curve so any help in short cutting that learning curve is helpful. Easy to find topics, but it is a program that requires basic knowledge in order to get up and running. As with all books for "dummies", the humor is a bonus. I recommend this book.
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Quark is a huge, complex program, and every guide book will have certain limitations of scope. Having said that, I highly recommend this guide for beginner or pro, since it covers the subject matter with unusual clarity.
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I love my new version of QXP and I used this book to help me get to a place that I could order an update of Quark to 9. All the "Dummies" books have been helpful to me at one time or another.
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